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T. A. Barron on Writing the World of Merlin

In this episode of YA Central, bestselling author T. A. Barron talks about the joys and challenges of writing stories about such a well-known character as Merlin, then chats about his newest series Merlin's Dragon with some readers at the Hennepin County Library in Ridgedale, Minnesota.

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In this episode of YA Central, bestselling author T. A. Barron talks about the joys and challenges of writing stories about such a well-known character as Merlin, then chats about his newest series Merlin's Dragon with some readers at the Hennepin County Library in Ridgedale, Minnesota.

Barron is the award-winning author of fantasy novels such as The Lost Years of Merlin epic, soon to be a major motion picture, and The Great Tree of Avalon series. He serves on a variety of environmental and educational boards including The Nature Conservancy and The Land and Water Fund of the Rockies, and is the founder of a national award for heroic children.

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